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WR Jeremy Maclin - Philadelphia Eagles

6-0, 198Born: 5-11-1988College: MissouriDrafted: Round 1, pick 19

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News you need to know

From Mark Wimer's Monday injury report (Mon Oct 27): Maclin was evaluated for a concussion during the game on Sunday, but later returned to action in the game after passing the evaluation.

From the upgrade/downgrade report (Mon Oct 27): Maclin just can't go back to your bench after demonstrating that kind of weekly ceiling. The Eagles are morphing into a pass-first offense, and that's a wonderful thing for Maclin, their best all-around receiver.

Week 9: at Houston Texans

Mark and Joe say: Great matchup. Nick Foles bombed the Cardinals for 36/62 yielding 411 yards passing, two TDs and two interceptions last week (he's thrown two TDs per game over the past three contests, but almost as many interceptions per game with 81/133 for 866 yards passing, six TDs and five interceptions over the three game span). Three players have seen over five targets and also caught TDs from Foles in that three game window: Jeremy Maclin (30 targets for 19/279/3 receiving), Zach Ertz (19 for 11/134/1), and Riley Cooper (21 for 14/180/1). Jordan Matthews has also been heavily involved (24 targets for 14/132/0 receiving). Maclin is clearly the wide receiver to own out of this convocation of Eagles. The Houston pass D is ranked 28th in the NFL allowing 271.4 net passing yards per game, with 15 pass TDs given up vs. seven interceptions and 15 sacks generated to date (tied for 13th and 18th in the NFL, respectively). Rookie Zach Mettenberger threw 27/41 for 290 yards, two TDs and one interception (with two sacks taken for -9 yards) vs. Houston last week, while Pittsburgh posted 24/34 for 252 net yards, three TDs and zero interceptions vs. Houston two weeks back (three sacks taken for -16 yards). This is a great matchup for Foles (and Maclin, by extension).

Recent Stats and Projections

WEEKOPPRSHYDTDTARGRECYDTDFumL
5 vs STL 0 0 0 11 5 76 1 0
6 vs NYG 0 0 0 3 2 16 0 0
8 at ARI 0 0 0 16 12 187 2 0
9 at HOU PROJ-Dodds 0 * * 6 * * *
9 at HOU PROJ-Tremblay 0 * * 5 * * *
9 at HOU PROJ-Bloom 0 * * 5 * * *

Recent Game Summaries

2014 Week 6 vs NYG (3 / 2 / 16 / 0 rec)

Maclin picked up a first down with his first catch of 9 yards. Maclin had another grab later in the game for 7 yards and really he wasn't looked upon often as the Eagles were focused more on a running game and a game when they did throw they were going to their TE's.

2014 Week 8 vs ARI (16 / 12 / 187 / 2 rec)

Maclin picked up a quick 12 yard gain on a 2nd and 14 and showed some sure hands and nice moves after the catch. Maclin found the endzone on the same offensive drive as he took a WR screen pass from Foles and used a block and his speed to race into the endzone and give the Eagles a 7-0 lead. Maclin made a nice catch next to the right sideline and picked up a first down with an 11 yard catch. He followed that up with a WR screen pass for just a 1 yard gain. Later in the drive Foles found Maclin wide open on the right side of the field and Maclin picked up some additional yards after the catch totaling 28 yards. Maclin a 8 yard catch over the middle but was sandwiched by two Cardinals defenders and all three hit helmets hard and Maclin was slow to get up and headed to the Eagles dressing room to get checked out. Maclin continued to be heavily targeted in the game as he shock off the big hit and returned to the game and picked up a big 12 yard first down catch over the middle of the field. Maclin had a another 10 yard grab over the middle on his 8th catch of the game and put him over 100 yards on the day. Maclin raced down the middle of the field and grabbed a 54 yard touchdown in stride from QB Nick Foles. Maclin caught a 8 yard catch and later a 19 yard catch to help give the Eagles a few shots in the endzone to try to get the victory.

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Latest News

Eagles | Jeremy Maclin has giant performance (Sun Oct 26, 08:48 PM) - Philadelphia Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin posted 12 receptions for 187 yards and two touchdowns in the Week 8 game against the Arizona Cardinals.

Our View: Maclin took a huge hit in this one and returned, fueling the Eagles passing game against the vulnerable Cardinals secondary. Maclin isn't quite a WR1, but he obviously has top five upside in every week he takes the field.
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Eagles | Jeremy Maclin returns to game (Sun Oct 26, 06:30 PM) - Updating a previous report, Philadelphia Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin (head) was able to return to the Week 8 game against the Arizona Cardinals after leaving earlier to be evaluated for concussion.

Our View: Maclin is having a big game and could land a big blow for his owners in a week where some high scores are going to go down in flames because of the scoring sprees around the league.

Eagles | Jeremy Maclin bleeding from ear (Sun Oct 26, 05:34 PM) - Updating a previous report, Philadelphia Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin (head, ear) was bleeding from the ear when he left in the second quarter of the Week 8 game against the Arizona Cardinals. He was taken to the locker room to be evaluated for a concussion.

Eagles | Jeremy Maclin to the locker room (Sun Oct 26, 05:24 PM) - Philadelphia Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin (head) was taken to the locker room in the second quarter of the Week 8 game against the Arizona Cardinals to be evaluated for a concussion.

Our View: Maclin was in a scary three-way collision and apparently has bleeding from his ear, too. He has since returned to the game.

Eagles | Jeremy Maclin might return punts (Sat Oct 25, 12:32 AM) - Philadelphia Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin might be called upon to return punts in Week 8 against the Arizona Cardinals if RB Darren Sproles (knee) is unable to play.

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Schedule

9@ Houston Texans
10vs Carolina Panthers
11@ Green Bay Packers
12vs Tennessee Titans
13@ Dallas Cowboys
14vs Seattle Seahawks
15vs Dallas Cowboys
16@ Washington Redskins
17@ New York Giants